Leland Gunderson

30 June 1927–10 March 2007 (Age 79)
McMillan Township, Ontonagon, Michigan, United States

The Life of Leland

When Leland Gunderson was born on 30 June 1927, in McMillan Township, Ontonagon, Michigan, United States, his father, Martin Gunderson, was 33 and his mother, Alvina Marie McMeeken, was 23. He lived in Ewen, Ontonagon, Michigan, United States in 1940 and Stanton, Montcalm, Michigan, United States for about 1 years. He died on 10 March 2007, in Hereford, Cochise, Arizona, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Belding, Ionia, Michigan, United States.

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World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Age 4

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 21

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Gundersen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Leland Gunderson in household of Elvina Gunderson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leland Gunderson in household of Martin Gunderson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lela M Gunderson, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"

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